How to install official/stock recovery on OnePlus 5T


How to install stock recovery on OnePlus 5T: This guide is about how to download and install OnePlus 5T stock recovery. The latest flagship killer OnePlus 5T is released a few months back, it gained huge fame for it’s wonderful specifications, optics and design. Now carrying the same popularity, the company has announced multiple colorful variants of the device.

The latest OnePlus 5T is developer friendly device which mean you can easily unlock it’s bootloader, root and even install TWRP recovery on it. This guide is not about doing the above mentioned processes but if you have already installed custom recovery on it and want to replace it with stock recovery for getting the OTA update then you have landed at the right page.

As mentioned above we’ll guide you each step to download and install official stock recovery on OnePlus 5T. If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to install stock recovery on OnePlus 5T.

How to install stock recovery on OnePlus 5T

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install latest OnePlus drivers on PC. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

How to install stock recovery on OnePlus 5T

Download stock recovery for OnePlus 5T. Download || Mirror

Save the downloaded OnePlus 5 stock recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Once done with the above listed tasks now it’s time to flash stock recovery on your device via fastboot.

Process to install stock recovery on OnePlus 5T

Copy the downloaded stock recovery image file in a new folder on your PC and rename the file into simple name like “recovery.img”.

It’s the time to open the folder where you have saved stock recovery img file above.

Now inside the same folder open a command windows, to do so, press Shift + Right mouse click at the same time and then choose the “Open command window here” option from the context menu.

In the black command window type the following command to boot your device into fastboot/bootloader mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Your device will reboot into bootloader mode, now type this final command to flash the stock recovery on your device.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

The stock recovery is now being installed on your device and once it becomes successful then type the following command to reboot your device.

fastboot reboot

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed stock recovery on OnePlus 5T, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.

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